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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Zurich  •  2h 3m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Zurich (ZRH) BER - ZRH

SFr 62 - SFr 204

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Bus  •  16h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Basel SBB 015
  2. Take the bus from Basel SBB to Zurich Bus Station N524 / ...

SFr 62 - SFr 76

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Fly to Basel, train  •  3h 35m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Basel (BSL) BER - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

SFr 66 - SFr 215

Train  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Basel Sbb Ice
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB Ir36 / ...

SFr 281 - SFr 524

Train via Stuttgart  •  11h 45m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Stuttgart central station Flx10
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ic

SFr 104 - SFr 151

Night train  •  13h 46m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Zuerich Hb Nj

SFr 90 - SFr 174

Drive  •  7h 12m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA 845.1 km

SFr 100 - SFr 150

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA by train, tram and walk

The journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and FIFA is around 11h 28m and covers a distance of around 1024 km. The fastest journey normally takes 10h 31m. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Regional, Bahn DE and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA service departs from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in FIFA. Typically 46 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11h 28m
Fastest journey time:
10h 31m
Services per week:
46
Cheapest price:
SFr 195
Carbon emissions:
53 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:14
Last service departs at:
14:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA train, tram and walk schedules

Germany → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Georgia, India, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in FIFA is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in FIFA is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in FIFA is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

Yes, entry into Germany from Switzerland is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA is to bus which costs €55 - €70 and takes 16h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA is to fly which costs €55 - €190 and takes 2h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Zürich, Zoo via Berlin central bus station, Basel SBB and Zürich, Haldenegg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Zürich, Zoo via Berlin Ostbahnhof, Basel SBB and Zürich, Bahnhofquai/HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 50m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and FIFA is 657 km. The road distance is 845.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA without a car is to train which takes 10h 50m and costs €250 - €480.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA is to fly which takes 2h 3m and costs €55 - €190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €250 - €480 and takes 10h 50m, you could also bus, which costs €55 - €70 and takes 16h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA.
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  • Distance: 657 km
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and FIFA, Switzerland?

Swiss, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA via Berlin Ostbahnhof, Basel SBB, Zürich HB, Zürich, Bahnhofquai/HB, and Zürich, Zoo in around 10h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 450
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 210
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 450
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 260 - SFr 470
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 230
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 33 - SFr 39
1st Class
SFr 27 - SFr 32
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin central station to Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel SBB to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 10
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich Bus Station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA is 845 km. It takes approximately 7h 12m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to FIFA.

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easyJet, Eurowings, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 284+ hotels available in FIFA. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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